Gators advance to NCAA Tournament Super Regionals

Gainesville, Fla. – The 14th-seeded Florida softball program crowned the NCAA Gainesville Regional with an 11-0 victory over Wisconsin Sunday afternoon at Katie Seashole Pressley Stadium. UF advances to its ninth straight and 14th A victory for the entire NCAA Superregion in program history.

The Gators (47-16) wasted no time preparing for another NCAA superregional berth as the team hit 10 points in the first inning against the Badgers (30-22). The number of runs in the initial frame of action in a single inning of an NCAA regional game was the most the program has ever seen.

Freshman Kendra Farby The rally started again as she arrived through leading infield singles and fifth graders Hannah Adams It was followed by placing the runner in the Florida corner via a single on the right.

Skylar Wallace Drive Falby in the RBI singles to seconds in the first round in the subsequent batting.Advanced Charla Echols Keeping the rally going with bunts singles, loaded base for freshmen Reagan Walsh. Walsh with her two RBI singles and senior four RBIs in fives and sixes over the weekend Cheyenne Lindsay Extending the lead to 4-0 on her squeeze bunt back in the circle.

The scoring in the first quarter carried over into the sophomore year Katie Kschler Walsh and Lindsey hit double-left midfield for the first outsider of the game.Florida State returns to playing small ball during freshman year Sam Law at the bat. The Destin, Florida native hit a bunt single to get Kishler from third, who stole the bag early in the bat.

When the lineup returned to Falby’s hands and led 7-0 at No. 1, the Gators hit another three. Falby and Adams hit back-to-back, Wallace scored Roy on outfielder selection, and Echols ripped a two-run single in the middle.

pitcher from there Lexie Delbray (15-3) and Natalie Lugo Limit the Badgers offense to three hits and one walk for a run-rule win. Delbray, a native of Bainbridge, Georgia, threw a four-inning block, while Lugo threw a perfect pitch in the fifth to close out the game.

Florida extended its lead to 11-0 in the final game of the game when Wallace scored Falby for the third time on a base at shortstop.

The Gators now wait to find out their super-regional opponents as they face a winner between No. 3 seed Virginia Tech and the University of Kentucky.

Notable people:

  • The Gators now have a 5-1 all-time record with Wisconsin and a 45-7 record at 50-19 in NCAA regional games under the head coach Tim Walton.
    • Overall, the program went 97-47 in the NCAA Tournament.
    • Since adopting its current tournament format in 2005, UF has outscored opponents 309-37 in the NCAA Regionals.
    • In addition, the program generated 32 closures during this period.
  • Florida State scored 10 points in its first inning against the Badgers, the most in an NCAA regional game by the Orange and Blue in program history.
    • It surpassed the 9-point scoring record set in the third inning against Alabama State in 2016.
  • UF had 15 hits today against Wisconsin, the third straight game in the region this year with 10 or more hits.
    • Overall, it was the fifth straight NCAA regional game with 10 or more hits.
      • May 22, 2021 vs. South Alabama – 11 hits
      • May 23, 2021 vs. South Florida – 10 hits
      • May 20, 2022 at Canisius – 10 hits
      • May 21, 2022 v Georgia Tech – 10 hits
      • May 22, 2022 vs. Wisconsin – 15 hits
  • The Gators stole three bases in today’s game, which tied the program’s single-season record of 129 bases set in 2007, when the team shot 129 bases in 152.
  • The Florida State pitcher also allowed opponents to score two runs in 17 innings.
  • Overall, Florida State hit .461 on 35-of-76 shooting in NCAA Gainesville with 28 points, 27 RBIs, 3 doubles, 1 3 and 2 homers.
  • Hannah Adams tied her career high with 4-for-11 shootingth twice the season.
  • Freshman Kendra Farby On today, she tied her career high with three points. She has scored three-pointers five times this season.

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